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Principal Project/Program Manager - Greenfield IT Transformation

New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

Greenfield is a strategic journey to modernize the application infrastructure, reduce End of Life and Critical Cyber Vulnerability risk, increase availability and reliability of the compute infrastructure, and create an agile, scalable evergreen operating model.  It is one of the largest technology enabled transformation Programs in the Financial Services sector today. Being part of this ground-breaking Program will be exciting, rewarding and challenging, as well as representing a significant career milestone.  You will be working with leading technology and transformation specialists, and be part of an energetic, committed and sophisticated team.  We are looking for individuals who possess:
  • Strong program governance, project management/PMO skills with a desire to become a leader in your field
  • A desire to be part of a strategic team and develop new skills
  • A passion for excellence and achievement
  • An ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Drive and proactivity, and are ready to challenge the status quo




Principal Project/Program Manager->> Leads and provides direction and guidance for a wide array of activities associated with project planning and management to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and to client specifications. Manages and oversees the end to end project management activities such as project reporting, project planning, issue / risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, client management, relationship management and other project documentation preparation for projects of high business complexity (involving multiple systems interfaces that are highly visible to the organization). Defines and manages the lifecycle from project initiation through to program closure. Manages and resolves risks, issues and dependencies. Measures and monitors program actuals, forecasts and budgets and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner. Follows financial standards & processes (e.g. monthly external revenue accruals, software capitalization, procurement & external payments). Reports financial information and status to the required executive level through steering committees. Secures, leads, motivates and inspires the internal & external resources required to deliver the program. Establishes the program s governance (e.g. sponsors, approvers, stakeholders). Manages Program Office Resources. May have formal management responsibility for Program Team members. Serves as a liaison between clients and internal technical groups to ensure delivery of projects on time, within budget, and to specification. Has regular contact among peers within the firm and externally, including regulators and professional organizations. Provides advice to internal clients on the implications of business trends, issues, operating environment changes and firm or business unit strategy. Ensures project delivery is in conformance with company methodologies and standards. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required, advanced degree is preferred. 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is beneficial.
  • Ten to twelve (10 - 12) years of related project management experience is required. 
  • Experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Client Technology Solutions provides our business partners with client-focused, technology-based solutions. These enhance their ability to be successful through world-class software solutions and leading-edge infrastructure. Client Technology Solutions provides employees with the tools and resources to enhance their professional qualifications and careers.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 45190
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Project Greenfield-HR16451
Requisition Number: 1816721